JUPITERMEDIA ACQUIRES GRAPHICDESIGNFORUM.COM
(New York, NY - March 30, 2005) - -- Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), today announced it has acquired GraphicDesignForum (www.graphicdesignforum.com), a leading interactive community of design professionals. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
"GraphicDesignForum is probably the most active online community where creative professionals can exchange ideas with their colleagues," stated Alan Meckler, Chairman and CEO of Jupitermedia Corporation. "This acquisition is part of our continuing strategy to supply designers with the resources they need, whether it is access to information, or subscriptions to services for stock photography, clipart, animations or stock footage," added Meckler.
The GraphicDesignForum will become part of Jupitermedia's Graphics.com Network, which provides designers and creative professionals with tutorials on using leading illustration and image editing programs. It also offers creative professionals interactive discussion forums for sharing ideas on design issues and it provides photo galleries where photographers gain exposure for their work.
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headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading global provider of original information, images, research and events for information technology, business and creative professionals. Jupitermedia includes JupiterImages, one of the leading images companies in the world with over 7.0 million images online serving creative professionals with brands like Comstock Images, Creatas, PictureQuest, Liquid Library, Thinkstock Images, Thinkstock Footage, Photos.com, HemeraImages.com, Ablestock.com, PhotoObjects.net, Clipart.com and Animations.com; and JupiterWeb, the online media division of Jupitermedia which operates five distinct online networks: internet.com and EarthWeb.com for IT and business professionals; DevX.com for developers; ClickZ.com for interactive marketers; and Graphics.com, for creative professionals. JupiterWeb properties include more than 150 Web sites and over 150 e-mail newsletters that are viewed by over 20 million users and generate over 300 million page views monthly. Jupitermedia also includes: JupiterResearch, a leading international research advisory organization specializing in business and technology market research in 18 business areas and 14 vertical markets; and JupiterEvents, which produces offline conferences and trade shows focused on IT and business-specific topics, including Search Engine Strategies and WiFi/VoWiFi Planet.
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